Business Support Executive with Gearing for Growth

Location: Remote (Scotland)

Salary: £12 p/h

Part-time, Permanent

Closing date: Noon on Friday, 27 May

Interview date: W/C 6 June

Immediate start

About the Company

“Gearing for Growth is a growing company that supports leaders, and emerging leaders, of businesses to develop their skills and mindset so that they can manage their teams and organisation to excel. We do this through Coaching, Facilitation and Training for individuals and teams.

We are a pragmatic team with a track record of both supporting ourselves, and empowering clients, to deliver results through good leadership. To us, this comes from being purposeful and driven by a shared vision and values, creating cultures that thrive on driving results.

It also means embracing effective collaboration to build trust and robust discussion to avoid groupthink, holding everybody mutually accountable.”

Learn more about Gearing for Growth here.

The Role

Gearing for Growth is looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented individual to apply their organisational skills in a multi-dimensional role. Here, you would join a growing, friendly, creative and supportive team.

The main responsibilities of the role are outlined below:

  • Planning programme dates for the company’s Leadership  and Development Programmes
  • Setting up any new cohort. This will include sending Welcome Letters, setting up Typeform questionnaires, sending calendar invites, booking any training space required, setting up Zoom links, communicating with session leaders, preparing any feedback reports, researching and sharing support materials and articles with cohort members
  • Updating the customer database
  • Responding to any email enquiries
  • Diary and calendar management
  • Updating the company website
  • Supporting the business with general administrative and operational  support

Gearing for Growth is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from all individuals are encouraged. Regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships – they would like you to join!


The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, highly organised, have a strong work ethic, and have excellent attention to detail. Gearing for Growth is looking for a confident and friendly communicator, capable of delivering accurate written and verbal messaging. 

This role is home-based, so you will need to have the ability to motivate yourself to accomplish tasks in a timely fashion.

The requirements for any applicants are listed below:

  • Have a professional, positive and ‘can do’ attitude with a willingness to reflect, learn and improve
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work well with internal and external colleagues
  • The ability to use IT effectively to fulfil work responsibilities
  • The ability to plan and manage work well to deliver good-quality outputs on time
  • Excellent attention to detail

Administration skills and confidence using Microsoft 365 would be beneficial to your application but aren’t essential.

If you have any questions about this role or the organisation please contact jobs@aai-employability.org.uk. Please do not under any circumstances contact the employer directly as doing so may negatively impact your employment opportunity.


Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday, 27 May.

Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter through the AAI online application form on our website. Examples of what we expect in an application can be found HERE.

In your Cover Letter, state A) your availability and B) relevant experience and demonstrate how your skills match the specific requirements of the job description.

IMPORTANT – Please submit your application documents in the title format of “[Your full name] CV” and “[Your full name] CL”. 


Apply for The Job.

If you require an accessible version of our application form, please contact team@aai-employability.org.uk.

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